UnityPoint Health - Meriter

Welcome to UnityPoint Health – Meriter, a health care organization dedicated to showing its patients, team members and community how much they matter to this world.
  • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
  • (608) 417-6000
    • Monday24 Hours
    • Tuesday24 Hours
    • Wednesday24 Hours
    • Thursday24 Hours
    • Friday24 Hours
    • Saturday24 Hours
    • Sunday24 Hours
    • Monday-Friday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Weekends9am-4:30pm
    • Monday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Tuesday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Wednesday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Thursday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday7:00am-8:00pm
    • Saturday9:00am-4:30pm
    • Sunday9:00am-4:30pm
    • Monday-Friday8am-5pm
    • Monday8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday8:00am-5:00pm
    • SaturdayClosed
    • SundayClosed


UnityPoint Health – Meriter, a partner of UW Health

Welcome to UnityPoint Health – Meriter in Madison, Wis., a partner of UW Health. Located just two miles from UW Health’s University Hospital, UnityPoint Health – Meriter is a highly-respected 419-bed community hospital featuring a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services, including a Level III newborn intensive care unit (NICU), a state-of-the-art adult intensive care unit (ICU) and the busiest birthing center in Wisconsin. The close partnership between UnityPoint Health – Meriter and UW Health ensures that patients from south-central Wisconsin and beyond are cared for at the location that best meets their medical needs. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UnityPoint Health – Meriter currently has visitor restrictions in place. Please be sure to review the latest guidelines before your visit.

Questions or concerns?

A full list of contact information can be found here

Inside UnityPoint Health - Meriter

Location Information

UnityPoint Health – Meriter is located in downtown Madison at 202 S. Park Street, just two miles from UW Health’s University Hospital. Driving directions and parking information is available here:

Facility highlights

Outstanding care in a convenient setting

UnityPoint Health – Meriter provides convenient, personal care to patients that is recognized for outstanding quality. Their goal is to provide the best possible patient experience in a warm, healing environment.

Features include:

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UnityPoint Health – Meriter is proud to be home of Wisconsin’s largest birthing center. Each year, Meriter delivers nearly 5,000 babies to individuals from across Wisconsin and beyond.

We encourage you to check out the Birthing Center’s website for more information, including an informative video tour.

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UnityPoint Health – Meriter offers community-based inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs for children and adolescents in Wisconsin. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry serves young people ages 6-18 with severe behavioral health challenges such as depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and self-harming behaviors.

Dedicated to meeting the unique needs of children and teens who require inpatient or outpatient psychiatric care, our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is located in southwest Madison at 8102 Wellness Way.

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The Forensic Nurse Examiners Program (formerly known as Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program or SANE) at UnityPoint Health – Meriter strives to help victims of sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence begin the healing process. Located within the Emergency Department, we provide care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Dining Options

Meriter offers several dining options for patients and visitors. Patients may order room service meals for delivery anytime between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Vending Machines

Located near the cafeteria and on most patient floors – offer snacks, sandwiches and beverages 24 hours a day, with cash and credit cards accepted.

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Gift shop

UnityPoint Health – Meriter’s Gift Shop is open for online, phone or in-person orders. Please call (608) 417-6028 for more information.

Emergency care

Emergency Room Information

UnityPoint Health – Meriter’s Emergency Department address is 202 S. Park Street, Madison WI 53715. Our entrance is located on South Brooks Street, one block west of Park Street, just south of Regent Street.

For Emergencies, set your GPS for “UnityPoint Health – Meriter, Madison, WI.”

If you are at the intersection of Park and Regent streets, head one block west on Regent Street, turn left on South Brooks Street and enter the Emergency Services parking area.

Parking and transportation

General Parking Information (non-emergency)

UnityPoint Health – Meriter’s address is 202 S. Park Street, Madison, WI  53715.

The patient and visitor parking ramp entrance is located on South Brooks Street, just south of Regent Street. All patients and immediate family members receive free parking with a validated ticket.

Parking validations are available at Guest Services or the Information Desk in the Main Lobby. Additional visitors may park in the ramp at standard parking rates.